COVID-19

MOVING TO NEW SOUTH WALES (confirmed by NSW Gov 31st March):

  • No current interstate border entry self isolation restrictions in place
  • Removalists are able to deliver your goods interstate & locally 
  • Local moves abide by State social distancing / Public Health Order stage 3 lock-down rules during the move
  • Moving house is specifically ALLOWED and shown as an exception to the rule against leaving your house
  • View NSW Gov Website information here

MOVING TO VICTORIA (confirmed by VIC Gov 1st July):

  • Current interstate border entry self isolation restrictions in place
  • Removalists are able to deliver your goods interstate & locally
  • Local moves abide by State social distancing / Public Health Order stage 3 lock-down rules during the move
  • Moving house is specifically ALLOWED and shown as an exception to the rule against leaving your house
  • View VIC Gov Website information here

MOVING TO QUEENSLAND (confirmed by QLD Gov 2 April):

  • 14 day self isolation upon entry will be in place Wednesday 25th March Midnight until Midnight 2nd April and continues for any person entering the State who has traveled overseas or to designated areas within Australia.
  • If you are a QLD resident with a border pass travelling to QLD and have not been to any of the restricted areas, you do not need to strictly self isolate for 14 days, and otherwise would expect to abide by local self distancing rules.
  • Queensland Online Border Passes are required for people arriving into the state as per new conditions below.
  • As of 12.01am 3rd April - Travel into QLD is now only available for QLD residents with a Border Pass, proof of residency and/or otherwise exemption by way of an approved border pass.
  • If you have an official lease or residency document for your new QLD residence, it's advised to take with you to help speed up Border control as well.
  • Removalists ARE exempt from requiring 14 days self isolation and are able to move your goods interstate to your new home under the QLD Government definition of essential Freight & Logistics services.
  • Local moves abide by State social distancing rules during move
  • View QLD Gov Website information here

MOVING TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA (confirmed by SA Gov 24 Mar 12.48pm):

  • 14 day self isolation effective immediately upon entry and to be enforced by Border Control from 4pm Tuesday 24th March.
  • Removalists ARE exempt from requiring 14 days self isolation and are able to move your goods interstate to your new home under the SA Government definition of essential Freight & Logistics services.
  • Local moves abide by State social distancing rules during the move
  • View SA gov general information here

MOVING TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA (confirmed on WA Gov 3 Apr 3.23pm)

  • WA have announced temporary closure of border from 11.59pm Sunday 5th April (re-open date TBA) 
  • Some exemptions do apply however, moving house INTERSTATE to WA is NOT currently on the exemption reasons list, but, is able to be requested case by case (confirmed by WA COVID HOTLINE 3 APRIL 3.23pm)
  • An exemption request can take up to 48 hours to be processed without guarantee of approval.
  • We suggest early request of exemption if required before booking your move and/or ensuring someone else in WA can receive your goods to your new home.
  • Currently - 14 day self isolation upon entry to be enforced from 1.30pm Tuesday 24th March.
  • Western Australia Arrival Forms are required for people arriving into the state.
  • Removalists, regardless of exemption of person moving, ARE exempt from requiring 14 days self isolation and are able to move your goods interstate to your new home under the WA Government definition of essential Freight & Logistics services.
  • New WA regional travel restrictions will be in place as of Midnight 31st March
  • Removalists are exempt from these restrictions, however, residents moving between regions will need to fill in an exemption form that will be available on the WA website as of 31st March.
  • It is recommended to carry your lease or new residence documentation with you.
  • Local moves within regions are still allowed & abide by State social distancing rules during the move
  • View WA Gov Website information here

MOVING TO NORTHERN TERRITORY (confirmed by NT Gov 30 Mar 6.00pm):

  • Update: from 11.59pm 1st April all non essential interstate travellers & returning residents MUST spend 14 days forced quarantine (at own cost after 3rd April) in accommodation options upon entry (please see NT Gov Site for confirmation of accommodation options). Current interstate arrivals are still requiring 14 days self isolation upon entry (this was as of 4pm Tuesday 24th March)
  • NT Arrival Forms will be required for people arriving into the state & available at the Borders.
  • Removalists ARE exempt from requiring 14 days self isolation and ARE able to move your goods interstate to your new home under the NT Government definition of essential Freight & Logistics services.
  • Call us for storage options, or, to time delivery until after quarantine, or, to help find best timing for someone you designate to be at your NT residence for delivery.
  • Local moves abide by Territory social distancing rules during move
  • View NT border restriction information here

MOVING TO TASMANIA (confirmed by TAS Gov 23 Mar 3.40pm):

  • 14 day self isolation upon entry already being enforced.
  • Tasmanian Arrival Forms are required for people arriving into the state prior to arrival
  • Removalists ARE exempt from requiring 14 days self isolation and ARE able to move your goods interstate to your new home under the Tasmania Government definition of essential Freight & Logistics services.
  • Local moves abide by State social distancing rules during move
  • View TAS border restriction information here

MOVING TO ACT:

  • No current border entry self isolation restrictions in place
  • Removalists are able to deliver your goods 
  • Local moves abide by Territory social distancing rules during move
  • View ACT Gov Website information here
Disclaimer: This information is changing regularly and is subject to change without notice. No information presented here provides any guarantee that your move will still go ahead as planned. Please also be aware there are fines that may be payable for breaching strict quarantine guidelines set by each relevant State and it's important to be familiar with those regulations to be able to comply.